Year of Monkey

When talking about traditional New Year celebrations, Chinese New Year celebration is the most traditional ones. Although the celebration begins on the eve of the last day of the last month of the previous Chinese year, it carries on not only to the first day of the Chinese New Year, but also to the 15th day of the first month. The first day of the Chinese calendar is celebrated as the Spring Festival and the 15th day of the first week that marks the end of the celebration is known as the Lantern Festival. The Chinese New Year is known as the longest New Year celebration among the many communities of the world. As the Chinese population is the largest population in the whole world, from the very beginning of the modern civilisation, the Chinese population has been spread in many countries outside China. Among their community they have always celebrated this special event, no matter whether they are in their home-town or not.

2016 Chinese Lunar New Year of the Monkey is grandly celebrated in many countries as listed below:

CNY celebrations around the World

North America

Chinese New Year in New York city

Chinese New Year in United States


Chinese New Year in Newcastle

Chinese New Year in Paris

Chinese New Year in Lyon


Chinese New Year in Manila


Chinese New Year in Sydney

Chinese New Year in New Zealand

The Gulf

Chinese New Year in Dubai


Chinese New Year in Cape Town